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Osinbajo Meets Researchers Over Potential COVID-19 Drug

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Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo has met with a team of Nigerian professors and scientists investigating the effectiveness of Ivermectin, a drug in the prevention and treatment of COVID -19.

In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice- President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande , it is said that Nigerian scholars have submitted their report to the World Health Organisation which is said to have appointed a peer review expert from the United Kingdom.

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“We have an opportunity here and I am so fascinated to hear this drug has been used in the treatment of River Blindness in this country,” the statement quoted Osinbajo as saying.

 

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